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DCHS Band Accomplishments 2017-2018 School Year

Marching Band Season (Fall 2017)

  • Welcome Mr. Crowder (assistant band director)

  • Mr. Schneider helping full time

  • Student participation grew

  • 23 Seniors

  • Band Camp — Lots of Fun!

  • Hosted 5th and LARGEST EVER marching invitational

  • Ch. 8 Wish TV "Band of the Week" (Sept. 8th)

  • 8th Grade Band Night (Sept. 22nd)

  • Ch. 13 TV Band of the Week (October 6th)

  • BOA Dayton 11th place (October 7th)

  • Ch. 13 Operation Football at DCHS (October 13th)

  • Silver Rating at Regionals (October 14th)

  • 1st Place win in Class A at the Whiteland Show (October 21st)
    Other awards won:

    • ​People's Choice Award Class A

    • Best Music Class A

    • Best Visuals Class A

  • Class A Semi State at Ben Davis HS (October 28th)

  • Hosted the Class C Semi State for the 7th time (October 28th)

  • BOA Super Regional 30th of 68

  • Outstanding Guard, Percussion, Music, Visual awards

  • Renovation of the band semi completed

  • Mr. Zehr  as student teacher

  • Booster parent involved hit an all time high!!

  • Allan Whitehead as Visual/Music Instructor 

Winter Percussion Ensemble (Winter/Spring 2018)

  • World Champions Percussion Scholastic Concert A - WGI, Dayton, OH (April 21st)

  • State Champions Percussion Scholastic Concert A - IPA State Finals Terre Haute (April 7th)

  • State Champions Percussion Scholastic Concert A - IPA State Finals Terre Haute (April 7th)

  • 2nd Place - State Pre-lims Decatur Central HS (March 24th)

  • 2nd Place - Greenfield Central HS (March 17th)

  • 1st Place - WGI Regional Franklin Central HS (March 10-11th)

  • 1st Place - Pendleton Heights HS (February 17th)

  • DCHS Percussion Ensemble perform at the Indiana Music Educators
    Conference in Ft. Wayne, IN (January 13th)

Indoor Winds (Winter/Spring 2018)

  • 5th Place Winds Scholastic World - WGI, Dayton, OH (April 21st)

  • Runner's-Up (2nd Place) Winds Scholastic World - IPA State Finals Terre Haute (April 7th)

  • 2nd Place - Greenfield Central HS (March 17th)

  • 2nd Place - Ben Davis HS (March 10th)

  • 1st Place - Greenfield Central HS (March 3rd)

  • 2nd Place - Pendleton Heights HS (February 17th)

Color Guard (Winter/Spring 2018)

  • Bronze Medalists (3rd Place) - WGI Scholastic A Dayton, OH (April 12-14th)

  • Runners-Up (2nd Place) - IHSCGA Class A State Finals Center Grove (Mar 17th)

  • ? Place - Hamilton SE HS (February 24th)

  • 5th Place - Greenfield HS (February 17th)

  • 1st Place - Carroll HS (February 10th)

  • 2nd Place, 2nd in round, 3rd overall - Westfield HS (January 27th)

Solo & Ensemble (Winter 2018)

  • 186 gold and 34 silver medals (a record for DCHS) (January 27th)

  • 4 percussion ensembles, 2 saxaphone ensembles, 1 brass ensemble and 3 soloists advanced to Solo & Ensemble State Finals (February 24th)

  • 34 DCHS students perform at State Solo & Ensemble, two of which earned gold "with distinction" (February 24th)


2017 Marching Band Show

Native Cycles


2018 Winter Percussion Show

Down the Line


2018 Indoor Winds Show

Fool's Gold


2018 Color Guard Show

Light of Mine

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